Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) with strands in Landscape construction and Nursery production is to provide the horticulture sector with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist with a range of core tasks relevant to a horticulture industry sector.
The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge for horticulture production sectors.
Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.
The horticulture sector will benefit by having staff that are able to carry out tasks in a safe, appropriate, and effective manner.
This qualification is ideal for people who may have some general experience, or have a desire to work, in the horticulture industry who want to develop their skills and knowledge in a specific horticultural industry sector.